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July 9th, 2019

Christians at Work - The Missing Link in Fulfilling the Great Commission

"You don’t exist to help professional ministry leaders fulfill the Great Commission. We exist to help you do it." —Michael Oh, Global Executive Director / CEO of the Lausanne Movement In order to fulfill the Great Commission, every believer needs to be a minister and every...

July 10th, 2019

Pay Attention to the Connections

In the fabrication and erection of structural steel, you pay attention to the connections. In the steel fab shop, most of the labor is in the connections: the base plates, shear tabs, and especially the moment connections which have lots of bolt holes and complete joint penetration welds. ...

July 9th, 2019

Facing Unpleasant Tasks

“I fought the lawn, and the lawn won!” I don’t know how many times I have said that, usually right after a tough time mowing our backyard.  Mowing the yard is probably my least favorite chore.   So, what is your unpleasant task?  If you are a student, it might be...

May 28th, 2019

5 Ways to Leave a Legacy Through Mentoring

Mentoring in retirement sounds like a wonderful idea. “Invest in the next generation. Share your life experience. Feel a renewed sense of purpose.” But in reality, far too often mentoring feels awkward for both mentor and mentee. To the mentee, it can often feel like a mono-directional...

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May 12th, 2019

The Call of the Entrepreneur

Have you ever thought about what the world would be like without entrepreneurs—without their creativity, tenacity and courage to make the world a better place? Because men and women have taken the risk to start something new, we enjoy products and services that truly contribute to human...

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May 12th, 2019

What Are Your Dreams? They Might Be Too Small.

In 1954, a young man accepted the call to become the pastor of Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. Over the next fourteen years he devoted his life to confronting racism in America and mobilized thousands of Americans to join him in non-violent civil disobedience to laws...

May 11th, 2019

Kingdom Venture at Betenbough Homes

Betenbough Homes, West Texas’ number one new home builder, was founded in 1992 when Ron and Rick Betenbough teamed up to deliver quality homes at the most competitive price. Now, more than 20 years and almost 7,000 homes later, Betenbough Homes continues to provide individuals with an...

April 14th, 2019

The Heavenly Good of Earthly Work

Does our day-to-day work have any ultimate value from the perspective of eternity? Should our work be seen as a discipline through which we connect spiritually with God and others? Is ordinary work the primary way we can participate in God's mission to make all things new? What is the...

April 14th, 2019

Three Ways the Resurrection Changes the Meaning of Our Work

For many of us, Monday’s ordinary daily work will be the farthest thing from our minds on Easter Sunday. That’s a shame, because the resurrection is not only about our future hope. It applies to and changes life even now. Christ’s resurrection means at least three things for how we live and...

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February 8th, 2019

Rethinking the Rest of Life

"We should work until we die." That's the proposition Paul Stevens makes in his book, Aging Matters: Finding Your Calling for the Rest of Your Life.  Some people are surprised to learn that retirement is a fairly modern idea, and it's one you won’t find in the Bible--other...

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